Size and weight is a big decision factor when you are trying to find the ideal camera for your needs.
In this section, We are going to illustrate Ricoh WG-6 and Sony HX30V side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Ricoh WG-6 has external dimensions of 118 x 66 x 33 mm (4.65 x 2.6 x 1.3″) and weighs 246 g (0.54 lb / 8.68 oz) (including batteries). Sony HX30V has external dimensions of 107 x 62 x 35 mm (4.21 x 2.44 x 1.38″) and weighs 254 g (0.56 lb / 8.96 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Sony HX30V. Sony HX30V is 11mm narrower and 4mm shorter than Ricoh WG-6 but it is also 2mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Sony HX30V.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Ricoh WG-6 and Sony HX30V.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Ricoh WG-6 is 8g lighter than the Sony HX30V but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Ricoh WG-6 and Sony HX30V's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3.00".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.